The Mizuno Infinity Run is one run I always run J. In 2009, if I’m not mistaken, this was one of my first 10km runs and it was there that Mizuno surprised us with their Time Trial Challenge in an attempt for runners to up the ante in the next year for a continuous improvement in their races.

In 2010, the first race I registered for was  the Infinity Run in their Expo where I got a P100 peso off from my registration fee because I ran the year before.  My friends from takbo.ph won in their raffle where I won a Mizuno backpack, Carina (The  Flying Boar) a cap, Timmy (The KenkoyRunner) a backpack and the best prize was won by Julie Reyes ( HotLegsRunner) with a pair of Mizuno shoes.  All in all a very happy event for all us. Wink wink.

It turned out to be my first race for the year after a much needed hiatus from Japan. And even with minimal training because it was sooo cold, I beat my time which I was very proud of! And if my memory serves me right (it normally serves me wrong, believe me!) I had a fond finish here as well as Rod, Ziggy, and Timmy sent me to the Finish Line.

2011 is going to be a struggle as my training is next to nil because of work and what-have-yous.  Oh well.  At least I can promote this event with fond memories.  Plus! This year too, my multisport family is being sponsored by Mizuno and some of us will act as brand ambassadors on the day itself.

I urge you to join this run on June 11 at the Bonifacio Global City and experience the ‘Never Settle’ attitude of the brand and the runners of this brand.

Assembly time will be at 4:00 am. Gunstart for the 21K runners will be at 5:00 am. The 10K and 5K distance runners will follow soon afterwards with a 10-minute interval between distances.

Registration is at all Mizuno branches in the Metro Manila area. Runners may also register at the Mizuno Sports Outlet in Paseo de Sta. Rosa in Laguna, and at the Mail and More Convergys’s Branch

Registration fee is priced at 600 pesos for the 5K distance, 750 pesos for 10K and 800 pesos for the new 21K course. All previous participants will also get a 50 pesos discount from registration.

Please visit http://www.mizuno.ph or Mizuno Run Club (https://www.facebook.com/MizunoRunClub) in facebook for more details.


AKTv Run June 5, 2011

When the invite for the AKTV Media and Bloggers Night was handed out, I was excited on two (2) fronts:  A local channel specific to sports, both recreational and professional is being given its due- its own local airwave! Plus as a broadcast graduate eons of years ago, I wanted to know how the Kapatid Network can pull off an all-sports network given issues on budget in covering local and international sports events, finding professional Filipino  sportscasters to deliver the news, and sustaining a small but captured audience 365 days a year.

I was impressed with how conservative the programming was, starting at a late afternoon time slot until midnight seven days a week and an appetizing menu of programs catering to a wide audience with enough of a star power to kick things off.

Kick things off they will on June 5 with the AKTV Run (read as Active) at the SM Mall of Asia grounds in Pasay City.  AKTV will introduce its line up of programming  after the four (4) race categories of:  3km, 5km, 10km, & 21km runs.  Manu Sandejas, a bike enthusiast  and Chiqui Roa  will host the early morning event.

Interested participants can register online at http://www.interaksyon.com/aktv.

Regular in-store registration will run from May 5-22 at the following sports and running stores: Runnr (Bonifacio High Street, Taguig), ROX (Bonifacio High Street), Toby’s (SM Mall of Asia), Planet Sports (Glorietta, Makati City), The Athelete’s Foot (Alabang Town Center, Muntinlupa and Robinsons Galleria), and at Planet Sports (Trinoma, Quezon City).

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